dr inż. Maksymilian Kochański
|Area reasearch||Engineering and technology, Social studies|
|Scientific area:||Engineering and technology, Social studies|
|Scientific discipline:||Environmental engineering, mining and energy, Economics and finance|
|Languages:||English, Polish, French, Russian|
Dr. Kochański received his undergraduate degrees in economics from Warsaw School of Economics (WSE) and in power engineering from Warsaw University of Technology (WUT), graduate degrees in finance from WSE and in sustainable energy engineering from WUT (summa cum laude), and a PhD from WUT, based on his thesis on big data analytics in building energy management systems within smart grids.
For his “record of testing his theories in practical experiments and his innovative approach to improving energy sustainability”, he received the Green Talents Award from German Federal Minister of Education and Research. He was also awarded several international scholarships to perform interdisciplinary research at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Australia), Northeastern Illinois University (USA), Technical University of Denmark, RWTH Aachen (Germany), and University of Alberta (Canada).
At the national level, Dr. Kochański has chaired several evaluation committees of the Smart Growth Operational Growth Programme appointed by the Polish National Centre for Research and Development. At EU level, Dr. Kochański assists the European Commission and its Research Executive Agency in evaluating R&D proposals under Horizon Europe.
A permanent member of RIC Pro-Akademia’s team since 2012, he has served as project manager in over 20 national and international R&I projects. Since 2017, he is the Vice President of RIC Pro-Akademia.
His scientific interests concern big data analytics applications in energy efficiency, impact studies, smart grids, sustainable energy, energy economics, and behavioral determinants of energy efficiency.